For Economic Development: ‘Govt Paying Special Attention to Strengthen Institutions

For Economic Development: ‘Govt Paying Special Attention to Strengthen Institutions Since economic development is directly linked to research and technology, the government is paying special attention to strengthen research institutions and enhanced the Pakistan Council of Scientific Industrial Research (PCSIR) budget to Rs 250 million from a mere Rs 65...

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Army at War…. Nation at Ease

Army at War…. Nation at Ease By Ayaz Amir The army, with crucial PAF support, is fighting a war, the longest and toughest in our history. Soldiers and officers are laying down their lives…so that the rest of us can go on with our normal lives, as life is lived, with...

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Energy and Security

Energy and Security By Raashid Wali Janjua Energy politics and policy ambivalence have landed the country in a situation in which the future looks increasingly bleak, despite the rose-tinted projections of the national policy planners. The Achilles’ heel of our energy planning is that the energy mix is not suited...

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Light Years Away

Light Years Away Zahid Hussain No one in Pakistan had heard the name of Nergis Mavalvala until last week. The Karachi-born professor of physics at MIT has become an unexpected celebrity overnight for her involvement in the detection of gravitational waves which have fulfilled Einstein’s century-old prediction proposed in his...

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CPEC: A GOD Gifted Opportunity

CPEC: A GOD Gifted Opportunity Free Lancer Writer China and Pakistan friendship has transformed into a congenial strategic partnership over versatile canvass of mutual interest. Over the years, both the countries have developed strong bilateral trade and economic collaboration. China has gradually emerged as Pakistan’s major trading partner both in...

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Pakistan Condemns Terror Attack in Kabul

Pakistan Condemns Terror Attack in Kabul Agency Report ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul at a police compound which resulted in the loss of innocent lives and injuries to several others. “The government of Pakistan expresses its condolences to the government of Afghanistan as...

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The CPEC and Maritime Security

The CPEC and Maritime Security Khurram Minhas Due to Pakistan’s geography and the geo-political location in the region, Pakistan is depending heavily on the sea for its existence. Therefore, a strong navy equipped with modern technology is required to sustain the flow of trading activities in peace and war times...

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Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma

Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma Umair Jamal The start of the New Year has been brutally effective for terrorists in Pakistan: more than 60 people have already lost their lives in terror-related incidents. The Pakistani Taliban’s name has resurfaced again, which has renewed existing concerns that the Taliban insurgency–even if reduced–has survived...

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